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  • Glendale utility: No mandatory water conservation plans

    Glendale Water & Power officials don’t expect to implement mandatory conservation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that the state is suffering from a drought and called for residents to reduce their water use by 20%....
  • California drought: Foothill water agency urges customers to conserve

    California drought: Foothill water agency urges customers to conserve
    Foothill Municipal Water District officials are alerting customers to limit water consumption following Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency announcement last week.  Two consecutive dry years and the state’s snowpack registering at only 20%...
  • State revises school tests

    In a community such as La Cañada Flintridge, where schools’ standardized test performance is a matter of personal pride, the idea of going two full years without Academic Performance Index scores can seem exasperating. But that’s exactly...
  • GWP eyes money for drought projects

    As state lawmakers expect to release roughly $687 million of funding for shovel-ready projects to reduce the impacts of California’s current drought, Glendale Water & Power officials are looking to grab some of that cash. There are four projects...
  • Hundreds arrive in funeral procession for LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash

    Hundreds arrive in funeral procession for LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash
    Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers drove in a procession to Glendale's Forest Lawn Thursday following an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash. California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen....
  • La Cañada school district balances state mandates

    As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year...
  • High-speed rail authority delays release of business plan

    With California's bullet train project facing new opposition in the Central Valley, including from the operator of the nation's largest farm, J.G. Boswell Co., the state agency in charge of the project has announced a two-week delay in the release of a...
  • South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill this week that will require state highway administrators to enter into an agreement with South Pasadena if a surface freeway is to be built through the city. State and Los Angeles County transportation officials are already...
  • Was anybody looking? Were you?

    A new law gives South Pasadena greater sway in the controversial Long Beach (710) Freeway extension debate. Another that bans minors from ultraviolet tanning beds will surely impact local salons. And opponents of a Walmart in Burbank won’t be able...
  • Gov. Brown has been too generous

    Did I vote for Jerry Brown because he was a frugal politician? He seems to be very generous with our money — the people’s money. The campaign assistance he got from the prison guards was generous. Then his generosity extended to a few of...
  • Political Landscape: Governor rules on last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed several pieces of legislation by local lawmakers just before the Oct. 9 deadline, including a controversial firearm bill, but vetoed others, such as one designed to put more rapists behind bars. The new firearm law authored by...
  • Man who fatally shot La Crescenta girl on prom night gets parole

    A man who shot a 17-year-old La Crescenta high school girl to death after her prom night celebration has been granted parole despite opposition from the Orange County district attorney’s office. Paul Crowder has been in prison for nearly 20 years...